The bulletin of mathematical biophysics

, Volume 27, Issue 4, pp 407–415 | Cite as

A mathematical model of the urethra

  • George R. Stibitz


Models having the form of surfaces of revolution may be used to represent the urethra under pre-voiding pressure. From such models are derived formulas for calculating muscle tension from the shape of a urethragram.


Biophysics Volume Surface Element Spongy Tissue Circular Muscle Fiber Dartmouth Medical School 


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© N. Rashevsky 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • George R. Stibitz
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  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyDartmouth Medical SchoolHanover

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